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Vertical Farming: Feeding our future!

Currently pending construction in Singapore, the EDITT Tower will be a paragon of "Ecological Design In The Tropics". Designed by TR Hamzah & Yeang and sponsored by the National University of Singapore, the high-rise will boast photovoltaic panels,

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What seedlings can you start in January?

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During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.

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Women of WW2-Land Girls

Poster urging women to join the 'Land Army' during World War Two.

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Espalier it’s a system of growing dwarf fruit trees on espaliers where they are grown in an intensive way and can be easily covered by netting when needed. It’s not an original system, in fact, in Europe because shortage of suitable land and it’s high cost many, or most orchards are now being grown in this manner.

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Spring is in full swing and you know what that means – it’s time to plant your garden! Growing your own groceries is very rewarding and a lot of fun, but in order to make it worth your while, it’s critical to know when to plant your seeds. So we here at Uncle Jim’s Worm Farm put together this little graphic to help you visualize when you need to have your seeds ready to plant, till and compost your garden, and plan to have some youngsters available to help you out! We understand there are…

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